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Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017)

from  $249.99+

    Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017)

    from  $249.99+
    from  $249.99+
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    87 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    87

    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Engadget Review

    The Kindle Oasis is yet another stab at a premium e-reader, and its cheaper price and new features make it far more compelling. You give up a lightweight design to fit in a bigger screen and metal case, but for most people that'll be well worth it.

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    Pros
    • Larger screen than before
    • Waterproof
    • Metal case feels sturdy
    • Cheaper than the last model
    Cons
    • Heavier than the last Oasis
    • Metal case seams can be uncomfortable
    • Audible integration seems useless

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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Screen type
    E Ink
    Screen size
    722
    Touchscreen
    Yes
    Mobile broadband (3G)
    Yes
    Internal storage
    81

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    87 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    87

    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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